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"trillion" in British English

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trillionnumber

uk   us   /ˈtrɪl.jən/ (plural trillion or trillions)
the ​number 1,000,000,000,000: a/one trillion Four ​lightyears is 25 trillion ​miles. trillions ofdollars
trillionth
ordinal number, noun [C] uk   us   /-jənθ/
(Definition of trillion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trillionnumber

 us   /ˈtrɪl·jən/
1,000,000,000,000: Distances in ​space can be ​measured in trillions of ​miles.
(Definition of trillion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"trillion" in Business English

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trillionnumber

uk   us   /ˈtrɪljən/ (plural trillion, trillions)
a thousand ​billion, or the ​number 1,000,000,000,000: $3/$20/$72, etc. trillion We are ​targeting the $6.7 trillion ​market in ​imports and ​exports. High ​energyprices have ​yielded trillions for ​oil and ​naturalgasproducers.
(Definition of trillion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trillion”
in Arabic تريليون…
in Korean 조…
in Portuguese trilhão…
in Catalan bilió…
in Japanese 1兆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 万亿,兆…
in Turkish trilyon…
in Russian триллион…
in Chinese (Traditional) 萬億,兆…
in Italian mille miliardi…
in Polish bilion, tysiąc miliardów…
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